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Rotating night shift work and risk of multiple sclerosis in the Nurses’ Health Studies
  1. Kyriaki Papantoniou1,
  2. Jennifer Massa2,
  3. Elizabeth Devore3,
  4. Kassandra L Munger2,
  5. Tanuja Chitnis4,
  6. Alberto Ascherio3,5,
  7. Eva S Schernhammer1,3,5
  1. 1 Department of Epidemiology, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  2. 2 Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  3. 3 Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  4. 4 Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  5. 5 Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kyriaki Papantoniou, Department of Epidemiology, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; kyriaki.papantoniou{at}meduniwien.ac.at

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  • Contributors KP and JM: statistical analysis, interpretation of data and paper writing. ED: interpretation of data and critical revision of the manuscript. KLM, TC, AA and ESS: study concept and design, data acquisition and critical revision of the manuscript.

  • Funding The study is supported by the US National Institutes of Health (Grants: T32 HL007575, UM1 CA186107, UM1 CA176726 and R01NS046635).

  • Competing interests ED has received consulting fees from Epi Excellence and Bohn Epidemiology. AA receives research support from the US Department of Defense (Army) (W81XWH-05-1-0117 (PI)) and the NIH (R01 NS045893 (PI), R01 NS047467 (PI), R01 NS48517 (PI), NINDS R01 NS042194 (PI) and R01 NS046635 (PI)).

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the institutional review board of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement No data are available.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors KP and JM: statistical analysis, interpretation of data and paper writing. ED: interpretation of data and critical revision of the manuscript. KLM, TC, AA and ESS: study concept and design, data acquisition and critical revision of the manuscript.

  • Funding The study is supported by the US National Institutes of Health (Grants: T32 HL007575, UM1 CA186107, UM1 CA176726 and R01NS046635).

  • Competing interests ED has received consulting fees from Epi Excellence and Bohn Epidemiology. AA receives research support from the US Department of Defense (Army) (W81XWH-05-1-0117 (PI)) and the NIH (R01 NS045893 (PI), R01 NS047467 (PI), R01 NS48517 (PI), NINDS R01 NS042194 (PI) and R01 NS046635 (PI)).

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the institutional review board of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement No data are available.

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